Melanie Lavoie

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31 Craziest Moments From the Cannes Film Festival

Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, and Viggo Mortensen, oh my!<p>Last week, dozens of our most prized possessions (famous people) gathered in Cannes, France to publicly celebrate and privately get hammered at the Cannes International Film Festival. The festival, which continues until next Sunday, is …

Superfoods - Yogurt: History & Nutrition

The more women post on Facebook, the lonelier they are, study says

It's curious how people define themselves by the fact that they love Al Green's "Let's Stay Together." Or the Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart."<p>Is it because they want others to understand just how tasteful they are? Or is it because they're desperate to find other people who like the same …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, from rocking robots to an impressive dinosaur bone.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Fire bombing and huggy bears<p>Blazing skies and moody twisters<p>Amazing air displays and breathtaking nature<p>Plane trails and tadpole stars<p>Volcanic plumes …

Apple reportedly readying new smart home platform

Apple plans to launch a new smart home platform at next month's Worldwide Developer Conference that will allow iPhones and iPads to control a home's lights, security system, and other connected appliances, according to a Financial Times report.<p>The new "software platform," which will be unveiled at …

Samsung E-Book Service Bites The Dust As Well

Advertising<p>The Korean juggernaut recently announced that it is going to sunset its proprietary music service on July 1st. Samsung advises users to …

A digital reimagining of Gettysburg - Anne Knowles

Battered pot found in Cornish garage unlocks Egypt excavation secrets

A battered pot found in a garage in Cornwall, broken in antiquity and broken again and mended with superglue some 5,500 years later, was treasure – but the scruffy little cardboard label it held is now unlocking a lost history of finds from excavations in Egypt scattered across the world in the …

“Academy Awards of the Sea” Returns for 7th Year

Human Journey<p>By David Helvarg<p>What do a former Secretary of Defense, a Saudi Prince, a sailor who ran into a massive garbage patch and a 16-year-old who bakes cookie for sea turtles have in common? They’re among the 7 winners of this year’s Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.<p>The world’s preeminent honors …

Robot cops rule! Humanoids take over streets of Kinshasa to tackle traffic chaos

How do you solve the problem of choking road traffic in one of the world's bustling megacities? You bring in the robot cops.<p>In Kinshasa, the sprawling capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, two humanoid robots have been installed in high-traffic areas to regulate the flow of vehicles and help …

Climate change is real

Debating the validity of climate change is a waste of time. Debating what to do is not.<p>Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The recent report on climate change …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …